Chief Executive Officer
Matt Davis, FACHE, joined HCA Houston Healthcare Conroe as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in September 2013. As CEO, Davis is responsible for overseeing the management and operations of the hospital ensuring both service line and overall strategic goals align with the development of the organization’s vision and strategic plan.
Davis joined HCA Healthcare in 2007, and previously served as Chief Operating Officer (COO) at North Florida Regional Medical Center. In addition, he has over a decade of healthcare experience in the investor-owned sector.
Davis, a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE), received his bachelor’s degree from DePauw University and his master’s degree from Indiana University. He is a member of Leadership Montgomery County, serves on the Board of Directors for the Conroe/Lake Conroe Area Chamber of Commerce and is a board member of Montgomery County Future Farmers of America.
Dr. Lawrence Verfurth
Chief Medical Officer
Lawrence Verfurth, DO, MBA, FACOI was appointed Chief Medical Officer (CMO) at HCA Houston Healthcare Conroe in 2017. As CMO, he ensures high quality, patient-centered care through clinical and quality initiatives that support the provision of consistent clinical performance and practice standards across the hospital.
Previously, Dr. Verfurth served as market CMO for Christus Good Shepherd Health System where he provided clinical decision support and oversaw the internal medicine residency program. He also served as Vice President and CMO at Presence Mercy Medical Center. In these roles, he proved to be passionate about patient outcomes and was instrumental in monitoring and implementing quality improvement strategies, directing activities for clinical performance and innovation.
Dr. Verfurth, a fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Internists (FACOI), graduated from Illinois Benedictine College with a bachelor's degree in science and earned his medical degree in osteopathic medicine from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine at Midwestern University. He also holds a master's degree in business administration from the University of Michigan. Dr. Verfurth completed his internal medicine residency at Chicago Osteopathic Medical Centers. He is a board-certified osteopathic physician, an American Osteopathic Association member and a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE).
Chief Operating Officer
Jerrica George, FACHE, joined HCA Houston Healthcare Conroe as Chief Operating Officer (COO) in June 2019. She is responsible for ensuring consistent department and service line strategy alignment as well as hospital facility initiatives including construction, new equipment, quality improvements, efficient utilization and the overall care environment of the facility.
She joined HCA Healthcare in 2019. During her healthcare career, she served as COO at Summerlin Hospital Medical Center and as COO at Centennial Hills Hospital Medical Center. She also served as Associate Administrator at Texoma Medical Center.
George earned a bachelor's degree in science and a master's degree in health administration from Texas A&M University. She is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executive, National Chapter (FACHE).
Chief Financial Officer
Chase Redden, CPA, joined HCA Houston Healthcare Conroe as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in 2019. Redden is responsible for the management of all financial departments, allocation of resources and preparation of the annual budget including accounting and health information.
He joined HCA Healthcare in 2016, and has served as CFO at Palms of Pasadena Hospital and as Assistant Vice President of Finance at JFK Medical Center.
Redden earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and a master's of professional accountancy from Murray State University. He is a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA).
Chief Nursing Officer
Angelo Carambas, RN, joined HCA Houston Healthcare Conroe as Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) in March 2020. In this role, he is responsible for driving, supporting and modeling a culture focused on clinical excellence, employee engagement, quality, patient safety and the overall patient experience.
Joining HCA Houston Healthcare in 2014, he served as assistant CNO at HCA Houston Clear Lake and as assistant CNO at HCA Houston Conroe. Preceding his tenure at HCA Houston Healthcare, Angelo served in multiple nursing leadership roles at Houston Methodist Hospital.
Angelo obtained his bachelor's degree in nursing from the University of Santo Tomas and an MBA in healthcare administration from Walden University. He is a board certified nurse executive through American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).